Welcome to the ACLCO

Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario
Linking poverty law clinics and their communities throughout Ontario in a common voice.

Association des cliniques juridques communautaires de l'Ontario
Réunir les cliniques juridiques en matiére de droit des pauvres et leurs commautés en Ontario par le biais d’une voix commune.


New Legal Aid Legislation Announced

“We are very pleased that Attorney General Downey continues to recognize the foundational role community legal clinics play in creating a strong Ontario justice system that protects vulnerable members of our communities and provides them with the legal services they need.  This new legislation will improve the delivery of Legal Aid services in Ontario while ensuring that independent community legal clinics continue to work closely with the communities they serve in identifying their needs and in providing poverty law services to their clients.”

 

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For Members

For Members

About the ACLCO

About the ACLCO

About Community Legal Clinics

About Community Legal Clinics

Getting Legal Help

Getting Legal Help

What's New

The Smarter and stronger Justice Act bill

The provincial government introduced for first reading, an omnibus justice bill (The Smarter and Stronger Justice Act bill) containing provisions that will amend the current Legal Aid Services Act, 1998.

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“No Advocate” Video Project

"NO ADVOCATE" was made in an effort to shine light on the great work done by Toronto-based legal clinics and the trickle down impact these cuts will have on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Peoples of Colour) communities.

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Access to Justice Week

The ACLCO recognized Access to Justice week 2019 by launching a video series speaking with influential people in the justice sector about what access to justice means and the role Community Legal Clinics play in making that a reality.  Watch the videos here.  This series launched in support of Law Society of Ontario’s 4th Annual Access2Justice Week presented by The Action Committee on Access to Justice October 28 –

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